Office of Faculty and Staff Resources

The Office of Faculty and Staff Resources supports the School of Nursing’s most valuable assets — its faculty, staff, and students. We’re committed to delivering quality service, ensuring equitable employment practices, offering professional development, and fostering a work environment that attracts and inspires excellence for the School of Nursing and Rutgers University.

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PTL/Per Diem/COAD System

Staff Council Bylaws

Time Off Forms

New Hire Forms

Exit Forms

Other Forms


Johanna Stephenson, MPA, MLER
Assistant Dean for Faculty and Staff Resources
Ackerson Hall, Room 312
180 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
P: (973) 353-5418
F: (973) 353-2741

Christine Duggan, SPHR
Personnel Manager
Ackerson Hall, Room 316
180 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
P: (973) 353-0637
F: (973) 353-2741/1277

Betty Kingsley, BS
Sr. Business Coordinator
Ackerson Hall, Room 310
180 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
P: (973) 353-5228
F: (973) 353-2741/1277 

Navana Taylor-Porter (Taylor), MPA
Department Administrator
Ackerson Hall, Room 318
180 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
P: (973)353-3694
F: (973) 353-2741/1277

Ambar Terrero, BA
Employment Coordinator
Ackerson Hall, Room 314
180 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
P: (973) 353-1885 
F: (973) 353-2741/1277

About Us

Mission & Function

Our mission is to support School of Nursing faculty, staff, and students. Our areas of responsibility include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of all faculty and staff personnel services
  • Faculty appointment
  • Reappointment
  • Promotion review and tenure process
  • Faculty recruitment across all programs
  • Advisement relative to the dynamic and complex organizational structure of the School of Nursing

We also advise with regard to hiring and discipline within the school, compliance of faculty and staff matters, and orientation of new faculty and administration.

The Office has understanding of the policies and procedures of the nine unions representing SON faculty and staff while maintaining relationships with appropriate departments across the university.


  • Respect and trust
  • Integrity and honesty
  • A diverse workforce
  • Professional and ethical behavior
  • Confidentiality
  • Quality and excellence
  • Professional development and career growth
  • Customer focus
  • Competence
  • Team spirit